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Euclid's Parallel Postulate: Its Nature, Validity and Place in Geometrical Systems
by John William Withers - Open Court Publishing Co.
The parallel postulate is the only distinctive characteristic of Euclid. To pronounce upon its validity and general philosophical significance without endeavoring to know what Non-Euclideans have done would be an inexcusable blunder ...
Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis
by Scott Krig - Springer
Provides an extensive survey of over 100 machine vision methods, with a detailed taxonomy for local, regional and global features. It provides background to develop intuition about why interest point detectors and feature descriptors actually work.
Into the Core: A look at Tiny Core Linux
by Lauri Kasanen - TinyCoreLinux.net
The Core book gives a gentle introduction to Core, its concepts, and how it functions. It covers Core from start to finish. The concepts are explained in detail, from usage details to internals, ending up with several example projects.
Measures and Applications of Quantum Correlations
by G. Adesso, T.R. Bromley, M. Cianciaruso - arXiv
An overview of the current quest for a proper understanding of frontier between classical and quantum correlations in composite states. We focus on various approaches to define general quantum correlations, based on different physical perspectives.
The Science of Longevity: How to optimize health and life span
by Russell Eaton - Smashwords
Being healthy is the greatest way to extend your life. Discover a powerful strategy to optimize your health and live longer. Written in plain language with no fluff, this is a practical manual showing how to stay fit and healthy into an advanced age.
Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Machine Design
by A.S. Hall, A.R. Holowenko, H.G. Laughlin - McGraw-Hill
This book is designed primarily to supplement standard texts in elementary machine design, based on the belief that numerous solved problems constitute one of the best means for clarifying and fixing in mind basic principles ...
Elementary Principles of Statistical Mechanics
by Josiah Willard Gibbs - Charles Scribner's Sons
Written by J. Willard Gibbs, this book was the first to bring together and arrange in logical order the works of Clausius, Maxwell, Boltzmann, and Gibbs himself. The text remains a valuable collection of fundamental equations and principles.
Dictionary of the British English Spelling System
by Greg Brooks - Open Book Publishers
This book will tell all you need to know about British English spelling. It's a reference work intended for anyone interested in the English language, especially those who teach it, whatever the age or mother tongue of their students.
The Numerical Approximation of Functional Differential Equations
by Daniele Venturi - arXiv
The purpose of this manuscript is to provide a new perspective on the problem of numerical approximation of nonlinear functionals and functional differential equations. The proposed methods will be described and demonstrated in various examples.
Structural Engineering, Analysis and Design
by Victor E. Saouma - University of Colorado, Boulder
These undergraduate lecture notes provide a succinct, yet rigorous, coverage of Structural Engineering. They combine, as much as possible, Analysis with Design. The author presents numerous, carefully selected, example problems.
History of India
by C. F. De La Fosse - Macmillan & Co.
The book deals with events which merit consideration in a general survey of the history of the country, and it remains, as far as it is possible to make it, a connected and consecutive account from the earliest times down to the present day.
by George Orwell - eBooks@Adelaide
Orwell's book is a nearly perfect piece of writing, both an engaging story and an allegory that actually works. When the beasts of Manor Farm oust their drunken human master and take over management of the land, all are awash in collectivist zeal.
Gone with the Wind
by Margaret Mitchell - eBooks@Adelaide
Margaret Mitchell's epic novel of love and war won the Pulitzer Prize and went on to give rise to two authorized sequels and one of the most popular and celebrated movies of all time. A timeless story of survival under the harshest of circumstances.
Actual Ships Stability Problems and The Influence on Safety of Navigation
by Cristian Andrei - Smashwords
The book is approaching the problems of ships stability loss through the study of operational aspects as well as dynamic ship behaviour in severe conditions offering a picture of some stability failure modes that are not covered by any regulations.
The Archaeology of Death in Post-medieval Europe
by Sarah Tarlow (ed.) - Walter de Gruyter & Co.
There is now a real appetite on the part of those researching the burial practices of the last 500 years for an opportunity to present our work. This volume represents an early contribution to a discussion of what is still a new area of research.
Android Studio Development Essentials
by Neil Smyth - Techotopia
This book teaches the skills necessary to develop Android applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment and the Android 4.4 Software Development Kit. The book provides the steps necessary to set up an Android environment.
Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes
by Hossein Pishro-Nik - Kappa Research, LLC
This book introduces students to probability, statistics, and stochastic processes. It can be used by both students and practitioners in engineering, sciences, finance, and other fields. It provides a clear and intuitive approach to these topics.
Microeconomics: Theory Through Applications
by Russell Cooper, Andrew John - The Saylor Foundation
In microeconomics, we study the decisions of individual entities, such as households and firms. We also study how households and firms interact with each other. The intended audience is first-year undergraduates taking courses on microeconomics.
FROM MSA to CA: A Beginner's Guide to Transitioning to Colloquial Arabic
by Lina Gomaa - Portland State University
This book is for students who have studied Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) for one year or more and would like to learn colloquial Arabic basics using their knowledge of MSA. It aims at transitioning learners from Novice Mid level to Intermediate Low.
by The World History Project - Wikibooks
The World History Project is dedicated to making a free, open-content, standardized textbook on World History based on the AP World History Standard. The structure of this project is meant to divide the scope of world history into manageable chunks.